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Emil L. Fackenheim : philosopher, theologian, Jew

Author: Sharon Portnoff; James Arthur Diamond; Martin D Yaffe
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.
Series: Supplements to The journal of Jewish thought and philosophy, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Emil L. Fackenheim: Philosopher, Theologian, Jew is a scholarly tribute to Fackenheim's memory. Fackenheim's combination of erudition and generosity served to inspire a lifetime of philosophical inquiry, and a number of his students are represented in this volume. The volume, in order to provide a forum through which to introduce his thought to a broader audience, covers a wide spectrum of Fackenheim's work  Read more...
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Emil L. Fackenheim.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
(OCoLC)945918605
Named Person: Emil L Fackenheim; Emil L Fackenheim; Emil L Fackenheim; Emil L Fackenheim
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Portnoff; James Arthur Diamond; Martin D Yaffe
ISBN: 9789004157675 9004157670
OCLC Number: 213133266
Description: xiii, 339 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Fackenheim in the fifties / John Burbidge --
Between Halle and Jerusalem / Michael Oppenheim --
Fackenheim's hermeneutical circle / Michael L. Morgan --
Thought going to school with life? : Fackenheim's last philosophical testament / Benjamin Pollock --
Fackenheim's paradoxical 614th commandment : some personal reflections / Martin J. Plax --
Historicism and revelation in Emil Fackenheim's self-distancing from Leo Strauss / Martin D. Yaffe --
Leo Strauss's challenge to Emil Fackenheim : Heidegger, radical historicism, and diabolical evil / Kenneth Hart Green --
Fackenheim's Hegelian return to contingency / Sharon Portnoff --
Judaism and the tragic vision : Emil Fackenheim and the problem of dirty hands / Sam Ajzenstat --
A time for Emil Fackenheim, a time for Baruch Spinoza / Heidi Morrison Ravven --
Rabbi Fackenheim and philosophical encounter with Elijah's wager / James A. Diamond --
Tikkun in Fackenheim's Leben-Denken as a trace of Lurianic Kabbalah / Aubrey L. Glazer --
In search of a meaningful theology of the Holocaust : reflections on Fackenheim's 614th commandment / Lionel Rubinoff --
Emil Fackenheim and the Levitical order of thinking / Michael Kigel.
Series Title: Supplements to The journal of Jewish thought and philosophy, v. 5.
Responsibility: edited by Sharon Portnoff, James A. Diamond, and Martin D. Yaffe ; with a foreword by Elie Wiesel.
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This volume is a scholarly tribute to Fackenheim's memory. It covers a wide spectrum of Fackenheim's work including biographical, philosophical, and theological aspects of his thought that have not  Read more...

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